Troutman Pepper

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Full-service IP provider with an impressively varied client roster and experience in litigation and prosecution involving all core IP rights. Boasts an array of lawyers with expertise across many fields including life sciences, computer software and pharmaceuticals. Also noted for its work in the media and entertainment space and the financial services and education sectors. Offers skilled representation in high-value patent and trademark disputes, as well as providing transactional due diligence and strategic portfolio counseling. Recently active in representing clients in fake review litigation.

Strengths A source describes the team as "responsive, thorough in all of its activities and very easy to communicate with."

Work highlights Acted on behalf of AFAB Industrial, a manufacturer of medical products, in a suit to stop false advertising and defamation of its products.

Notable practitioners

Kelly Tillery
is widely praised for his significant expertise in anticounterfeiting matters, and frequently litigating complex disputes and obtaining injunctions on behalf of his clients. Interviewees describe him as a "sharp and excellent attorney" with "a heck of a career in the counterfeit enforcement space."

Paul Kennedy
maintains a well-rounded IP practice, frequently acting in contentious and noncontentious copyright and trademark matters.